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TRAVELMAG: 12 FUN THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND NEW ORLEANS

While most Jewish emigres to the US have wound up in large East Coast cities, the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience examines the lives of those who transited through predominantly Christian… Read More

The New York Times: A New Showcase for the Story of Jews in the South

Some of the artifacts may seem mundane for display in a museum: a steamer trunk, a peddler’s cart, a cash register from a men’s clothing store. But they reflect the… Read More

The Uncomfortable Truths of Jewish Life in the U.S. South

A New Orleans museum that opened last month sheds light on surprising aspects of Jewish life in the 13 Southern states since the mid-1700s An advertisement in North Carolina’s Wilmington… Read More

Inside the new New Orleans museum telling the stories of Southern Jews

Often excluded from the narrative of American Jewish life, Southern Jews finally get their due in a museum designed to welcome visitors of all faiths By Gabby Deutch When Jewish… Read More

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience to Open in Early 2021

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Earlier this year the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience (MSJE) announced that it would open in New Orleans in the fall of 2020. Due to construction delays… Read More

Jewish Telegraphic Agency Features Museum Move in Recent Article

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) picked up our latest news about the Museum’s 4,000-piece collection move from Jackson, MS, to New Orleans, LA. Reporter Josefin Dolsten interviewed our executive director,… Read More

Museum Moves Collection to New Orleans

MSJE moves its 4,000+ piece artifact collection to New Orleans in preparation of its 2020 opening. In June 2019, the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience (MSJE) officially moved our… Read More

Museum Appoints Senior Judaic Advisor

Nationally-recognized Jewish educator Rachel Stern to help craft unique gallery in the Museum’s soaring atriums. The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience has contracted Rachel Stern to serve as its… Read More

Museum Appoints Senior Historical Advisor

Award-winning historian Michael Cohen joins Museum’s efforts to create meaningful, accurate, and engaging exhibits. The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience has contracted Dr. Michael Cohen to serve as its… Read More

New Website Launched

After months of hard work we’re proud to share the launch of our new website by New Orleans-based Web Developer Sideways Designs!  We look forward to adding new areas and… Read More